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Sprouted bean and kale soup

Sprouted bean and kale soup

This light summer soup uses dried sprouted beans instead of regular beans. Sprouted beans have more amino acids, vitamins and minerals than regular beans, and they cook up really quickly – there is no need to presoak them before boiling.
Course Main Course, Soup
Cuisine American, Slow Carb
Keyword kale soup
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 272 kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 cups dried sprouted beans
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 6 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1 medium onion (diced)
  • 32 ounces chicken or vegetable stock
  • 1 28 oz can diced tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon oregano
  • 4-5 cups kale, torn into bite-sized pieces
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. In a medium saucepan, add the dried sprouted beans, bay leaf, 6 cups of water ,and bring to a boil. Boil for 15 minutes, drain and set aside.

  2. In a large saucepan, add the olive oil, garlic and onions. Stir and cook until soft.

  3. Add the cooked beans, oregano, chicken or vegetable broth and diced tomatoes. Bring to a boil and simmer for 10-15 minutes.

  4. Add the kale and cook 5 minutes more until kale is wilted.

  5. Serve with salt and pepper.